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Last updated by Diego Pereira 1 year, 7 months ago.

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October 11, 2018 at 9:33 am #2807362


Tell us what you are trying to do?
Trying to translate to the RTL layout arabic language using the footer plugin for WPML. I already have the translated content but using the + sign and adding and updating the transation page does not translate. I need to translate all items in the theme. My theme is WPML compatible, I checked before I bought... LMS (by Design Themes )

Is there any documentation that you are following?
Is there a similar example that we can see?
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October 11, 2018 at 5:38 pm #2809331

Diego Pereira

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Hello @adila-3, welcome to the WPML support Forum!

I checked this page: hidden link - Apparently the direction is correct (RTL), but the strings are still displayed in English. Have you already modified these strings?

To translate page content
- Go to the edit screen of the page (default language)
- Click on the "+" icon on the right sidebar to create a new translation
- FIll all fields with the translated text, check all "Translation is complete" fields and save

To translate the strings of the theme:
- Make sure you have the Translation Magagement and String Translator extensions active. If not, you can download here:
- Go to WPML > Theme and Plugin Localization > Strings in the themes
- Select your theme and click on Scan selected theme for strings
- Go to WPML > String Translation and search for the Strings
- Translate the string, check the Translation is complete field and click on Save.


If you can not find the strings, check it is possible to find it on the Translate texts in admin screen page, like on this link:

I also checked the settings of your server through debug log and saw that some items need attention:
Increase WP memory
Please increase the PHP memory limit to 256mb. Currently this memory is set to 40mb only.

PHP Version
Upgrade from PHP to version 7 or higher. This is a practice recommended by the website:

Currently your server is configured with MaxInputVars = 1000, which is too low and can cause problems. Please increase this to 10,000. There are two options to do this:
== php.ini file
Open the php.ini file and insert/edit this line:

max_input_vars = 10000

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== .htaccess file

php_value max_input_vars 10000

Please let me know if it worked for you.

All the best,